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Rest less leg syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi xxxx
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Dr.. Is RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) purely related to Neural mal fauntions..?
User :   *funtions
Doctor :   is this question about a problem for you/ some one else?
Doctor :   R u there?
User :   Ya.. I'm suffering from RLS from my teenage... if i eat Beef...RLS usualy get worse, My Dr told me RLS is related to Neural... So thats why I asked the above question
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The exact cause for RLS has not yet been identified
Doctor :   stress is one of the contributing factors
User :   ok
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   27
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   No..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the reason I asked you this is because it can be associated with a few other conditions
Doctor :   how bad are your symptoms? How long are you able to sleep at night?
User :   Ok...
Doctor :   Have you had a complete investigation to rule out any other cause for your problem?
User :   My symptoms are mostly moderate.. sometimes severe... Most of the time i get very disturbed sleep...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke/ Drink?
Doctor :   What work do you Do?
User :   Hello Dr..
Doctor :   The reason I asked you this
Doctor :   Is smoking can contribute to vascular problems[ blood vessel] and cause problems
User :   I dont smoke and drink..
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   Are you currently taking any medication?
for sleeplessness
Doctor :   Are you having any technical problem with the chat window?
User :   I'm taking some homepathy medication..but overall I'm trying to maintain a good lifestyle...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Ya.. Few Minutes ago chat window was hanged...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   In addition to this you can try regular meditation and yoga
Doctor :   techniques which promote muscle relaxation have been proven to greatly reduce problems
User :   Yes Dr I will do that...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with xxxx?
User :   What I observe all these years is my RLS is getting worse whenever I get stomach illness... or eating food like Beef or Lamp..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other problems after you eat this
Doctor :   like loosemotions/ constipation, bloating/ fullness of your stomach
Doctor :   burping? passing excess gas?
User :   No Dr... No problems
Doctor :   I mean, when you eat beef/lamb do you get these problems with your stomach?
User :   No Dr...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if your symptoms get worse when you eat these
User :   Yes Dr...
Doctor :   its better you avoid red meat
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   When you siad stomach illness- did you mean loose motions?
Doctor :   *said
User :   Ya.. mostly loose motions... I'm now working in xxxx. I generaly eat outside, so sometimes it causes stomach problems... in the past i had amoebiasis, and fungal infection in the stools
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Usually in loose motions you loose pottasium
Doctor :   Loosing potassium will cause muscle cramps
User :   ok Dr... Very useful information...
Doctor :   This might be the reason for your increase in symptoms
Doctor :   So take Citrus fruit juices - like musambi/lime
User :   Ok Dr..
Doctor :   when you have loose motions that will help
User :   Ok Dr
Doctor :   Have you been completely investigated For your problems?
Doctor :   Fungal infection in stools is not good
Doctor :   Avoid eating any uncooked foods especially undercooked meat items
User :   I am doing complete health check every year and I took 1 week medication for fungal infection... last month.. now i'm feeling better.. do i need to do the stool test again Dr..?
Doctor :   yes it is better to repeat yopur stoll examination once
Doctor :   * stool microscopic examination
User :   ok Dr.. I will do that..
User :   It was nice Chatting with u Dr.. I dont want to disturb u anymore...It is a very good website.. and Thanks a lot for your time... Keep the good work up Dr.. All the best..
Doctor :   okxxxxx
Doctor :   THank you
Doctor :   You are most welcome
Doctor :   HAve XXXXXXXX day
Doctor :   bye
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